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airborne to look at an extraordinary effort by the u.s. military to save lives in the middle of the war, welcome aboard an air ambulance. >>> and germany wants a million electric vehicles on the road by 2020. we'll plug you in on how they plan to do it. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible, in part, by the following funders -- major support has also been provided by the peter g. peterson foundation dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >> good evening, i'm martin savidge. >>> if you woke up this morning and turned on the news you might have felt a sense of discouragement about what you were hearing out of afghanistan and iraq. more than 5,000 american troops have died in those two countries since troops were deployed to afghanistan in the fall of 2001 and iraq in the spring of 2003. and hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent but all these years later neither country tonight seems especially secure. we'll take y
to look a an extraordinary effort by the u.s. military to save lives in t middle of the war, welcome aboard anir amlance. >>> d germanyants a million ectric vehiclesn the road by 2020. we'll plug you in on how they plan to do it. >>> fromhe world's leading reporters and analyst here's what's happeni from around the rld. this is "worfocus." made possible, in pa, by th following funder-- major support ha also been provided bthe peter g. peterson foundatio dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibity dddressing key economic allenges facing america's future. >> gd evening, i'm martin savidge. >>> if youoke up this mning and turnedn the news you might have felt a sense of discouragement aut what you were hring outf afghanistan and iraq. more tha5,000 american trps have die in those two countries nce troops were ployed to afghanistan in the fall of 2001 and iraq in e spring of 2003. and huneds of billions of dollars have been ent but all the years later neher country tonighseems especially secu. we'll take youo afanistan in a moment. there was more vience there day on t eve ofational elecons
to the world. >> the pentagon has identified a united states navy pilot as apparently the first u.s. serviceman missing in a. in the persian gulf war. he is lieutenant commander michael speicher. his plane went down before dawn yesterday. his's married with two young children, assigned to the uss saratoga. why his official status changed several tapes, here's cnn's fredricka whitfield. >> reporter: his f/a-18 hornet was shot down on the first night. >> as of 0900 this morning washington time there's been a single american aircraft lost. >> clearly today as if it would have just happened, i remembered on the recovery commander anderson get down from the jet and telling me he thought we lost spiicher. >> reporter: for 18 years, his fate was unknown. there were many false leads. in 1993, the wreckage of his plane was found, but no body. after the u.s. invaded iraq in 2003, speicher's initials were found carved in the wall of an iraqi prison, leading to speculation he might have survived. nothing panned out, but family maebs and friends worked to keep the investigation alive. >> we're here in washi
. >> reporter: most of the lockerbie bombing were american and on u.s. television last night the condemnation of this prisoner release was clear, before al megrahi even arrived home the state department announced it had put pressure on the libyan government. >> i think obviously in light of the release, we have had a number of conversations with the government of libya. obviously, he will move back to libya, and we certainly believe that as a convicted criminal, he's not entitled to a hero's welcome. >> reporter: diplomatic relations between libya and the u.s. which had been improving could now be threatened by these scenes. this year is the 40th anniversary of the al fatah revolution in libya and colonel gadhafi is clearly using al megrahi's return as a propaganda coup despite the fact that this man is a convicted murderer who is terminally ill and expected to die within three months. >> that was james blake of itn reporting. >>> the british aren't just talking about how unhappy they are about the way the libyans handled ali al megrahi's return home. they may be prepared to do something abou
the latest information. the fourth hiker is at the u.s. embassy in baghdad. >>> to canada where a stage collapsed in the middle of an outdoor music festival killing one person. police say 15 other people were injured at big valley jam boree in alberta. a storm quickly rolled in while some 15,000 people were watching the festival yesterday. the crowd started to evacuate. that is when the stage came crashing down. police say emergency services helped rescue some people trapped under that rubble. >>> a man who caused a lot of nervous moments at laguardia airport has been forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. he's accused of bringing a fake bomb to the airport yesterday. as susan reports -- >> reporter: a bomb scare disrupted flights for hours. >> it's sad. >> reporter: 32-year-old man approached this checkpoint. a law enforcement source says he began intoxicated and was carrying a backpack. outside in plain view were two square batteries with wires sticking out. when asked not to move, again, allegedly failed to comply. he looked at though he was trying to wish a switch but nothing h
it's monday, the 10th of august. thanks for being with us, most news in the morning. >> i'm kiran chetry. we're following several stories we'll be breaking down in the next 15 years. a drug war, trade dispute and swine flu, all of that on president obama's agenda today. we're live in guadalajara, mexico where the president meets with the leaders of mexico and canada. >> back here at home, democrats are trying to break through the noise of the health care debate, it's growing louder by the dachlt anger and frustration not playing out of town hall meetings, what you our viewers have to say ahead. >> the latest on the dramatic midair collision between a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter over the hudson river. a deadly combination after the two crashed and plummeted into the water. now wreckage and more victims have been recovered. also what investigators are learning about a possible cause. cnn's susan candiotti is live on the scene. >>> we begin with president obama in mexico for a summit with the leaders of mexico and canada it's a short trip with a long agenda from drugs an
to have him here with us always on the show. i want to say thank foss all the people behind the scenes who make this thing work. a special thanks this week to the staff over in jerusalem. they were wonderful to work with. from the staff and crew of huckabee let >> you came up with other genes that do things more than week. others featured dr. quack and all that blank lines in the jungle. that was for me i want to see the man. >> a great saturday. >> julie: you can see from short but you know it's out there. hurricane building north and we're tracking its every move. i am julie banderas and where life as fox reports tonight. is release sparked outrage. a convicted terrorist with the blood of more than 200 people on his hands now free and celebrated as a hero back home. tonight, one of america's closest allies rejects the accusations that it struck a deal to free the lockerbie bomber and reaction from the former leader of the investigation, here in the u.s. >> a present inferno. fire consumes a kentucky prison in the midst of a massive riots. now investigators want to know how
's a civil war. and the other people are using bullets and bombs. i think owe israeli is a fascist and he would fit right in nazi germany as far as i'm concerned." all that and more right now on "countdown." >>> good evening from new york. a smear campaign that has nothing to do with new york. take party protestors coordinated by the health care industry now revealing that the fear being stoked seems to have far more to do with anger over who won the last presidential election than it does who does or does not have health care insurance. . obama meeting with six senators about the health care bill that appears to be stuck in their limited negotiations. democrat max baucus talking about a democrats-only bill if republicans won't come aboard. "if republicans aren't there, it could get to a point where democrats may have to go in a different direction. i hope not, but we have to face facts." i know. after he said that, some of us were making sure he had i.d. that he was max baucus. now more about the man senator baucus met today, the president than the health care reform the president is try
the tv news pioneer don hewitt dead at the age of 86. we thank you for being with us tonight. please join us here tomorrow. we thank you for watching. good night from new york. next, campbell brown. >>> tonight hear the questions we want answered. will the civil war in the democratic party doom health care reform? >> the democrats are imploding. >> the president tries to get on message while his own party tries to get past the in-fighting. >>> will democracy prevail in afghanistan? the polls open in less than three hours and voting could be deadly. >> armed men going house to house. >> in iraq, six coordinated bombings kill nearly 100 people in baghdad. do we pull back too soon? what really happened when the mayor of milwaukee was beaten with a metal pipe? >> things got very, very ugly very, very quickly. >> for the first time, hear from a politician being called here go this is really bad. this is really bad. >> also, the supermodel who fought back against a cyber bully. she sued google and won. find out how her case helped detect you online. and hurricane bill now a categor
>> you didn't just do that. >> no, thank you. i'm wolf blitzer. join us week days in "the situation room" from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. eastern and every saturday at 6:00 p.m. eastern on cnn. and at this time every weekend, on cnn international. the news continues next on cnn. >>> trapped in iran. americans behind bars in an anti-american state. this could be the beginning of an explosive international incident. also in iran, protesters, including some of the country's most prominent politicians, and a foreign journalist, on trial. they face tough sentences. >>> murder motive. not one, but two possible motives surfacing tonight in the brutal slaying of a florida couple. plus, new details and new evidence surface. >>> and whites only. not the 1960s. but right now. black city workers in philadelphia claim segregation, harassment, and humiliation on the job. and it's stories like this spread, we're hearing from you. i-reporters speak out on race in a very personal way, and we want you to logon. because you're part of our deeper discussion just moments away here on cnn. hello, everyone, i'm do
the seller was offering it to us. >> the taliban is trying hard to derail the -- a suicide bomber killed 10, including two u.s. workers. the chief spokesman is arrested. welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later for you -- farewell sunshine. south korea mourns the death of the president who championed a reconciliation with the north. and he never cooks at home, but he is big on breakfast tv. a celebrity chef. hello to you. thousands of voting cards offered for thousands of dollars in bribes to buy votes. the bbc has uncovered evidence of fraud and corruption. this in the run-up to the election in afghanistan. the afghan election commission has denied that voting cards are being sold and said in any case that can only be used for the rightful owners. questions are being asked how credible the poll can be. we have this report. >> the city is full of rumors about this election -- fraud, corruption, and backroom deals with notorious war lords. we were given a tipoff the voting cards were being sold in cobble -- kabul. an afghan posed as a buy
look at the american flag on the u.s. capitol, above the senate chamber, in tribute to senator kennedy, who died last night after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. president obama marker -- remarked this morning about senator kennedy. >> i wanted to say a few words this morning about the passing of an extraordinary leader, senator edward kennedy. over the past few years i have had the honor to call him a colleague, counselor, and friend. even though we knew that this they was coming for some time, we waited it with no small amount of dred. since his diagnosis last year, we have seen the courage with which he battles his illness. these months have led him here, people from every corner of our nation and around the world, showing how much he meant to all of us. despite the opportunities that we were denied when his brothers were taken from us. we were given the blessing of time to say thank you and goodbye. the outpouring of love, gratitude, the fund memories to which we have all borne witness, a way in which this singular figure in american history have touched our lives. these ideal
evening. >> good evening. thank you very much for that and thank aut home for staying with us for the next hour. on july 27th, two and a half weeks ago democratic congressman frank cratovil was hanged in effigy outside his congressional office in maryland. the staged lynching, the well tied noose and all was gleefully staged by an antihealth care reform protestor. later that week on august 1st the democratic congressman from texas held a town hall event at a grocery store in austin to talk about health care reform. and antihealth care reform protestor there greeted him with a mock marble tombstone engraved with the congressman's name on it. two days after that on august 3rd democratic congressman brad miller of north carolina reported to the capitol hill police that he had received death threats over his support for health care reform. one antihealth care reform protestor called his d.c. office and told a staffer, quote, miller could lose his life over this. the very next day on august 4th the idea of a democratic congressman being killed because he supported health care reform became a pu
, pushing for a bill without a single republican vote. >>> also, deadly violence against u.s. forces and election workers in afghanistan just hours before the polls open in this country's critical presidential vote. we are on the ground seeing first hand what election officials are up against. >>> and a big-city city mayor is speaking out about the brutal beating that sent him to the hospital. but so far, the family of the accused attacker is also speaking and now conflicting stories are beginning to emerge about what really happened. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news in politician and extraordinary reports around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> first, we begin with breaking news. a decision reached in a case the u.s. has been watching very closely, trying to fervently influence. should a terminally ill man convicted in the bombing of pan am flight 103 be granted compassion nal release and be allowed to die at home? our cnn homeland security correspondent jeanne meserve is joining us live. what are we hearing abou
.m. temperature, a record tying 98. give us good traffic. >> i will do my best, howie b. welcome to the 6:00 hour. we are ready to jump start your workweek beginning with 95 northbound in virginia. already a little slow from the prince william parkway to lorton. taking it to 66. no problems to report this time. as you take a close look at 50 to 123. moving along, hey, maryland, things are mighty fine on 270 from germantown to the split. on the outer loop north of the district, already seeing a good amount of volume from new hampshire georgia. a couple of breaks along the way. and we will wrap with 95 and the bw parkway. nice and green out of baltimore past powder mill to the capital beltway. that's a quick look at traffic. now, over to you. >>> i think you have heard this earlier in the day it will be a scorcher today and for most of the week. for healthy people the heat can be dangerous but they are the sick and elderly it can be down right deadly. armando trull is joining us from rockville with survival tips. >> good morning. the heat advisory as you heard from howard kicks in at noon. that me
use make up bethe declined eventually losing the election. a couple of years later he became the executive producer of the cbs evening news with walter cronkite. he is credited with coining the term anchorman and creating a look that for decades defined how information news was presented but his greatest reindication is no -- creation was 60 minutes the face of journalism. >> this is 60 minutes a kind of magazine for television. >> reporter: 6 a minutes was the first news program to become a top ten television show. it regularly made headlines with stories ranging from hard- hitting investigative pieces to interviews with the famous and the notorious. the show won every award in the book. >> you're running the piece. >> tell me a story, hewitt would demand. he had an instinct for knowing what the average american likes to watch. he carefully scrutinized every script. the show remained on top for more than 30 years. hewitt had already celebrated his 80th birthday when in 2004 he officially stepped down as head of 60 minutes. but don hewitt remained in the cbs family, lending h
minister tells us the iraqi army, police were partly responsible. >> the iraqi security forces should have done a better job because there were clear instructions. no trucks should move in certain parts of baghdad. >> do you think there is more to come? >> i think there is more to come unless the government shows it is up to this challenge and take some measures. >> it is fear corruption has left iraq's security forces full of holes. this businessman told us he often pays brides at police checkpoints to get his trucks through quickly -- paid bribes at police checkpoints to get his truck through quickly. >> the police let them go without searching them, which is a big mistake. this is common all over the country, not just baghdad. >> bombs could have been hidden under all that equipment? >> yes. the problem is the police do not live up to their responsibilities. >> we have heard countless other examples. i driver who takes four separate bribes -- a a driver who takes four separate bribes. and man who had money and jewelry stolen when iraqi troops did a search operation. it never happened he
's stories, go to our blog at cnn.com/amfix. and we're glad you're with us today. hope you'll join us again tomorrow. >> thanks so much for being with us. >>> right now the news continues with "cnn newsroom" and heidi collins. >>> three amigos meet south of the border. the summit on swine flu, trade, and the boarer. >>> a u.s. helicopter gun ship in action in afghanistan. watch what happens next. >>> and a restaurant worker, your health care, our focus in this make or break month. good morning, everybody, i'm heidi collins, it's monday, august 10th, and you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> well, this morning, the battle of health care reform. congress is in recess, lawmakers are back at home, but voters are angry and they are on the offense. we'll talk more about that. >>> also, people still getting in each other's faces as you see here is this hot issue going to cool down any time soon? or more of these town hall meetings erupt into shouting matches? and our suzanne malveaux is traveling with the president. his health care is the top priority, top domestic priority, that is. but this morning
law enforcement officers tells us the remains were so badly mutilated investigators had to use the serial numbers on her breast implants to identify her. her nude body was found in a dumpster behind an apartment complex. she was stuffed inside a suitcase. an arrest warrant was issued thursday for reality tv contestant ryan jenkins who is from canada. nancy grace talked to a royal canadian mounted police official about the search there. >> straight out to sergeant duncan with royal canadian mounted police. he joins us from vancouver. thank you for being with us. sergeant, i understand many authorities believe he is hiding in the metro vancouver area. why do they believe that? >> well, at this point i guess, nancy, some of the original indicators were that he might be attempting to enter canada. at this point we haven't confirmed that he is in canada, but we are obviously not taking any chances and ordering a thorough investigation to figure out if he is here. >> jenkins and fiore were married in march. cnn has been unable to confirm reports that marriage was annulled. >>> the in
this tuesday, august the 11th, 2009. i'm shepard smith. mighty kind of you to have us in. you know what's going to happen now, right? bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight: >> for all the scare tactics out there, what is truly scary, what is truly risky is if we do nothing. bill: president obama continues to try to persuade you that his health care vision is worthy. but the president's town meeting was mild compared to what senator arlen specter got. >> you want to be led out of here you? are welcome to go. >> one day god's going to stand before you and he is going to judge you. [ applause ] >> and the rest of your damn cronies up on the hill. >> we will have full coverage. [explosion] bill: factor investigation. did an american company provide technology to iran that killed american military people? we will tell you what we know. >> you asked my opinion. i will tell you my opinion. i'm not going to be channelling my husband. bill: body language takes a look at a miffed hillary clinton and president obama under pressure. >> i want to clear the air here. bill: caution, you wher
lawrence is tracking these developments. he is joining us from los angeles. chris? >> reporter: frederica about a month ago, an iraqi citizen came forward and told the u.s. military about the possible location of captain speicher's grave. and it was in an area very close to where the military had found pieces of his shattered airplane way back in 1993. now the marines went to that part of the desert where another iraqi citizen told them he remembered an american jet crashing and told them he was there when the bedouins found captain speicher's body near the crash site and buried him there. so the u.s. military went out to that site and it took several days over the past week, but they did find captain speicher's remains. they found bone fragments, skeletal fragments, multiple skeletal flagments, actually. and then those were flown to dover air force base where the military medical examiner was able to match his jaw bone with captain speicher's accidental records and that's how they confirmed his positive identification. the family spokesman tells us just a few minutes ago that they are ex
. there was a fire at a median security prison just south of lexington housing 1,200 inmates. guards had to use tear gas to get the prisoners under across. eight inmates and eight staff workers were injured but no one had to be admitted to the hospital. >> right now we're happy to report to you that the facility is secure, the inmates are accounted for. we had minimal injuries which are still being assessed to the inmates. and as far as we know right now, minimal if any injuries right now to any staff or department of corrections personnel. >> state police haven't said why the inmates rioted. the prison have been on lockdown when the inmates -- prison officials decided to relax that shortly before the rioting started. >>> as long as they're in lifelong and monogamous same-sex relationships, gays and lesbians can serve as clergy in the lutheran church. the previous policy of the church allowed gays to serve as members of professional rosters only if they were celibate. gays and lesbians recht about 2% of the population. >>> we have learned new details about the killing of a former swimsuit model in c
from the top u.s. commander there. >>> and a big drag for a suspected robber who led police on a three-mile chase. they ended up chasing him not just to catch him but to save him. >>> i'm chuck roberts. welcome on a monday hln "news and views." diver are scouring the water for the two remaining victims of saturday's crash of a sight-seeing helicopter and a small fixed wing plane. that crash killed a total of nine people and this morning divers working in near zero visibility say they think they located the plane. they say they hope to pull it out of the water today. most of the chopper was plucked yesterday and the ntsb says it was close to intact. alert witnesses on both shores, the new york and new jersey sides of the river, caught the crash on their cameras. and the ntsb says their quick action is helping them piece together exactly what happened. >> we've had some very good information from eyewitnesses. we have some footage, some pictures that you all have seen that shows immediately after the collision some of the break-up sequence and the two aircraft actually falling towards th
for children. although i think he used to be a lot funnier when he was a republican. it took in $2,000. the senator may be going back to scenes like those town hall meetings. >>> this is a fox news alert. hurricane bill churning off the east coast as it surges north over the atlantic. hello, everyone. i'm gregg jarrett. welcome to a brand-new hour of america's news headquarters. >> hurricane bill creating rough waves. the storm is losing some strength. it's now downgraded to a category 1 storm. as it's moving a little north over cooler waters. safety officials in new england are urging extreme caution for folks in the area as bill is drawing near. domenica davis is in the fox weather center with the latest. hi. >> yes, this advisory came in, they have downgraded bill to a category 1, which is good news because it's 300 miles to the south of nantucket and that means it will make a pass to the east of the island late this evening, tomorrow. heavy swell also start to move in. that will be the name of the game, heavy rain bands moving through and as we've been looking at the pictures,
. he writes a lot of plays about his experiences. he used to live in los angeles, now found love and lives in utah . so he's a contributor to the book. another one is "gehad for love." which is a movie about gays in islam. he talking about what it was like to travel the world and try to speak to gay muslims around the world get them to be on film and tell their stories. that's another chapter. after the editor of the gay magazine which in american the magazine means freedom. he has one in arabic and english. he recented started a gay islamic press. there are other men who have also written stories, many men who have lived in the middle east and muslim countries. there's a couple things that i want to point out in this book. as i'm speaking, and i've been using some of these terms as i talk. i'm painting some very broad definitions. i'm using muslim world. it's a very artificial term when i say "muslim world." we would never say i look this trip to the christian world. it was fabulous. i have to tell you about what it was like to go to the christian world. you won't believe what i
will help us be signed into the future and you can't just tax the rich to get out of this, or raise taxes on the rich or return taxes on the rich and two top money men are not getting that out. >> >> we are not there yet. >> no. >> appreciate it so much. let's turn to the auto industry. when is the last time that you heard this? that an auto company actually saw sales increase. let's go ahead. susan lisovicz, this is a big deal. >> when is the last time we heard something from the big three where sales actually increased? about two years since the financial crisis began. so ford is telling us, giving us a preview, telling cnn radio that, yeah, july saw its sales increase. cash for clunkers played the part but they saw conditions start to improve in june. remember, cash for clunkers only kicked in in the final week of the month. what dealers are telling ford is the fact of a rising tide flips all boats, and we are hearing that we are seeing customers buying all sorts of cars now, and that, of course, why is that a big deal? cars are a big-ticket item and consumer spending is key in terms o
possible, in part, by the follow funders -- >>> good evening, i'm martin savidge. >>> for u.s. troops and iraqi civilians, this has been one of the least, that's right, least deadly months since the war in iraq began six years ago. in fact, a senior u.s. military officer has broken ranks with its superiors and president obama saying it's time for the united states to declare victory iraq and go home. but then there are days like today, when a series of bombs exploded near five shiite mosques in baghdad, killing at least 29 people. and shattering the perception at least for now that iraq is a much safer place than it used to be. in tonight's "lead focus," the latest violence in iraq, what it says about security and the american mission as it winds down. >> the deadliest of today's attacks took place in the northern baghdad neighborhood of al shaab. according to iraqi officials at least 24 people were killed and 17 wounded in the explosion of a car bomb near a shiite mosque. worshipers had gathered at the mosque for friday prayers. the scene outside spoke to the carnage. prayer rugs wer
. that does it for us today. hope to see you back here tomorrow. >>> the news continues with don lemon in the "cnn newsroom." >>> breaking news, smoke rises over baghdad. the iraqi capital rocked by six bombings in a matter of minutes. cars toppled like toys. >>> a tornado tears right through beaumont, texas. our severe weather coverage updates hurricane bill. >>> plus, not model behavior. a blogger who verbally attacked a model will be outed. good morning, i'm don lemon. heidi's off today. it is wednesday, august 19th. and are you in the "cnn newsroom." >>> health care reform. a make-or-break month and what may and take it or leave it ultimatum. elaine quijano's at the white house with the bold move considering by democrats. dr. sanjay gupta is in the newsroom to break it down for you. he worked in the white house, the last time an administration tried to push through health care reform. >>> but first we start with break news out of baghdad. six bombings in one hour and at least 75 people are dead, hundreds more are wounded in this. some blasts went off near government buildings. it i
take over about noon and with that some thunderstorms certainly by 5:00. a high of 90, angie. hook us up with a nice drive. >> i will hook you up with a tie up to avoid on air and on- line. follow me on twitter at oh my goff is my name. the outer loop at van doren street is where we have crash activity taking away the right lane for -- right center lane for drivers. expect more lei delays than usual at this time. 95 northbound no problems past the prince william parkway. we have a live shot for you. notice the head lights are moving okay. and then head to 395 and show you the slow go that set in 15, 20 minutes ago. it stretches from duke to seminary. the next stop the outer loop from maryland, from new hampshire to university we are still moving at speed. finally, it is smooth sailing on 95 an the bw parkway. notice the green cars. we are moving at great paces making our way to the capital beltway. now, we'll make our way over to andrea. >>> work is in full swing on the intercounty connector in maryland. and now it is affecting early- morning commuters. armando trull is along i-95 in
see the potus can read from his potus which he does even when he just introduces someone. he uses figures from the omb that they don't match with the cbo. that gives the gop something to talk about at the dnc quickly trots out a tr -dvd saying that the sar you and the ama support the client asked us phrma. the art in c. wants us i is but right here at fnc, we have their ads that sure looked like it. meanwhile, the fbi have to investigate if the e-mails sent by voters were in violation of the pra question mark in a taken foia request to find out and the secretary of hhs stirred up things in the msm about the public option. of course the afl-cio and the acr and have been tried to pack townhomes last week as they were mia until they got told to rally and you know what? i'm like thinking omg, i'm lol. because this whole thing is a big mbs s. well, i wonder if the presidents guarantee will work. stay tuned to fnc, you can find out. that's my view i would love to hear yours. and you can contact me. when you do, click onto the "fox news" feedback section and there you'll also find some i
to free the lockerbie bomber and reaction from the former leader of the investigation, here in the u.s. >> a present inferno. fire consumes a kentucky prison in the midst of a massive riots. now investigators want to know how the prison descended into chaos. >> plus a victim of its own success. as the cash for clunkers program speeds to its monday cut off, folks across the country are racing to the dealer hoping for a last minute bargain. but some are finding out it's already too late. >> julie: a "fox news" whether alerts. the first atlantic hurricane of the season for the off the east coast tonight churning up rough seas and recurrence. hurricane bill will likely not make landfall here in the u.s. but it is still packing or the forceful winds reaching up to 85 mph. it is ruining one of the last vacation weekends of the summer. one of the states being hit forces of massachusetts. resident obama is traveling there tomorrow with his family. the obama specification on barthes vineyard. so far the white house has not said whether the hurricanes will affect their plans. our dominica davis
. on the surface, looking at it from here in the u.s., it appears to be an innocent mistake. but seen through the lens of worldpolitics, the arrest of three young american hike hoarse apparently strayed into iran from northern iraq takes on a much more dangerous dimension. we have new information on this story we first told you about last night. some of it coming from a high-ranking administration source. but there are lots of serious questions that remain unanswered. for starters, where are the americans now? how is the iranian government treating them? what's the u.s. government doing to bring them home? in a moment we'll have the first reaction to this story from inside the white house. but first we want to tell you more about these hikers and who they are and why, as american civilians, they were even in the area to begin with. our national correspondent, susan candiotti, joins us now with the very latest on this. what you know, susan? >> reporter: there are so many questions. kurdish officials have identified the three americans being detained as joshua fat tall, as well as shane mower a
waves and rip currents. rob marciano is tracking it for us this morning. >> hot-button issues. taxpayers will be forced to pick up the tab for health care for illegal immigrants. president obama says that's simply not true. is that really the case? we have the truth squad this morning. >>> a bombshell accusation about president bush's white house straight from one of the most senior officials who work there. we're talking about tom ridge. he's out with a new book. in it, he claims the white house pressured him to raise the terror level days before the 2004 presidential election. the suggestion -- president bush's team was ready to use scare tactics to score political points. we'll talk to jeanne meserve. but first, the back story from our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. >> reporter: the friday before the 2004 election. only two or three points separated democrat john kerry from president bush. suddenly, a twist. osama bin laden released a shocking new videotape and it played nonstop on the arab language network al jazeera. >> translator: your security is not in the
69. see you next week. >> david, thank you very much. tiger wins it for a third time. for all of us here at cbs ys fo us. so when you said you bring fiber optic all the way to the home, you meant... we bring fiber optic all the way to the home. um... which gives you more bandwidth than cable. so you can upload faster. so it's like comparing a horse and buggy to a sports car. am i the, uh, horse? (announcer) it's a whole new internet. only verizon's 100% fiber optic network makes uploading as easy as downloading. because your internet's not fast unless it's two-way fast. >> mitchell: tonight a gulf war mystery is solved at last. the u.s. confirms the death and a crash of navy pilot scott spieker 18 years after he disappeared over iraq. i'm russ mitchell, also tonight a controversial proposing posal in cash-strapped california. legalize marijuana and put a heavy tax on it. what the buyers of some popular brands of jeans don't see. hazardous waste from a denim factory in southern africa. and stopping accidents before they happen. growing support for the idea of road testing older drive
is the necessary useful and very important aspect of this, but we're going to have to see because there are many other important aspects of the bill, as well. >> further complicating things, democratic negotiators say there is no support for option in their body. three democrats and three republicans on the senate finance committee were trying to negotiate. they have until september 15 to come up with plan. if they miss the plan democratic leaders will who have without them and get the passage with no republican votes. >> gregg: thanks. i'm gregg jarrett. now back to war stories and for all your headlines, all you have to do is log on to foxnews.com. you're watching fox news, most powerful name in news. >> julie: no one is immune to it. among those seduced by the lifestyle, are beauty queens, cops and politicians. it's been called a narco insurgency, gun fights among heavily armed gun car tells have killed thousands. violence has spiraled out of control and threatened to spill across our border. narco terrorists have infiltrated 230 american cities. one of them is this person on interview. they
. >> david, thank you very much. tiger wins it for a third time. for all of us here at cbs sports, thanks for being with us. ♪ ♪ tell me who's watching. (announcer) it's right here. it's easy. >> mitchell: tonight a gulf war mystery is solved at last. the u.s. confirms the death and a crash of navy pilot scott spieker 18 years after he disappeared over iraq. i'm russ mitchell, also tonight a controversial proposing posal in cash-strapped california. legalize marijuana and put a heavy tax on it. what the buyers of some popular brands of jeans don't see. hazardous waste from a denim factory in southern africa. and stopping accidents before they happen. growing support for the idea of road testing older drivers. >> you be back in five years. >> we'll hope so. i hope so, yeah. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. a sad piece of unfinished business from america's first war with iraq back in 1991 was officially closed today. the pentagon says the remains of navy pilot michael scott spieker have been found near the wrec
we'll treat it first. most families in china earn less than 1,000 u.s. dollar as year. the 15 cents is affordable health care. but reeed. we can't afford to treat major illnesses, she says, we're afraid if it's serious we'll have to spend a lot of money. but health care reform is also important to this economy. the chinese have an incredibly high personal saving rate. currently that's to cut against medical bills. the government is imposing a better health care system will mean that they save less and spend more. that will be good for economic growth. to do that, they have sun verse sal health courage of 20/20. >> here is tony harris. >> good morning, everyone. this is august 10th. the top stories in the cnn "newsroom." >>. >>> divers look for bodies in the hudson river. >>> a growing appetite in small town america. good morning, everyone. i'm tony harris and you are in the cnn "newsroom." temperatures are reaching a pitch and the chanting, the yelling, the hard to reach the debate through all of the noise. to determine what happens with health care reform, we'll cut through all of
. cnbcs erin burnett at the new york stock exchange to start us off. good evening. >>> good evening, brian. this jobs' number was really a test for both wall street and for main street. consumer confidence has been ticking up a little bit as of late. and stocks are up 50% from their lows in march. but all of that was based on hope that the recession is actually ending. >> reporter: with more than 14.5 million americans out of work, president obama is not ready to declare victory just yet. >> we have a lot further to go. as far as i'm concerned we will not have a true recovery as long as we are losing jobs. >> reporter: today's jobs report showed that at least the country is losing jobs more slowly. the average monthly job loss for three months was 331,000, roughly half the drop recorded in the previous six months. while manufacturers continue to struggle, laying off 52,000 workers in july, that's the smallest decline in a year. automobile manufacturing actually added 28,000 jobs as car makers reopened plants. another bright spot, health care. up 17,000. still, the drop in the unemployment
, everybody. thanks for joining us. campbell is off tonight. those are our big questions. we start, as always w the mash up. our look at all of the stories making impact and the moments you might have missed. we are watching it all so you don't have to. proof today that nothing revs up american consumers like the promise of money for nothing. >> reporter: with a nickname so catchy it is not hard to see why cash for clunkers captured so much attention. >> cash for clunkers burned through $1 billion. >> too many clunkers, not enough cash. huge demand for a program to clear the nation's air. >> many dealers did 250 cash for clunkers deals, 20 times what the government was expecting. >> there is a line this long trying to get in the door. >> cash incentives for purchases of fuel-efficient cars were excepted to last through september and yesterday it wasn't clear if it would last through the weekend. >> the house just approved $2 billion more to fund it. >> today they were pitching like old pros. ♪ if you want a better buy go see cal ♪ >> a bill i sponsored called cash for clunkers. >> they ca
, weigh in, let us know how you feel about this, men versus women, apparently women have a different reaction to cold temperatures than men do. >> finally, scientific proof because we've been having-- >> we were trying to await this study. >> a battle royal at every-- as i do with my work husband every single weekend, the fight about temperature. >> we already had one. >> this morning, it was the worst. >> five minutes ago. >> cold, too hot. >> but first let me be clear, the president likes to say let be me cheer. in fact, it is his favorite phrase, one he's uttered over and over and over again in his first few months on the job, an interesting article on the politico.com, how frequently the president uses this phrase and exactly what it accomplishes, gee guys. >> from excuse me president bush's former speech writer, it's a phrase, a verbal twitch. an example of president obama using the let's be clear linements first of all, let me be clearments let me be clear. >> i just want to be clear. let me be clear. >> so let me be clear. >> i want to be clearments i want to make clear. >> i
coast of the u.s. is next. chad myers watching every move. >>> some call it mercy. others a travesty. scotland's release of a libyan bomber was controversial enough. his arrival back home? outrageous. >>> and a former swimsuit model murdered. her ex-husband charged and on the run. we're pushing forward on the manhunt. >>> hello, everyone, i'm kyra phillips, live at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta. you're live in the "cnn you're live in the "cnn newsroom." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> warnings go out as hurricane bill closes in on bermuda. waves are already picking up, as we can see in these pictures from one of our i-reporters and along the u.s. east coast people are being advised to keep a close watch on the big storm. it's not expected to make a direct hit, but it's still going to produce some pretty dangerous riptides and mess up a lot of weekend plans. bill's impact is expected to be felt all the way from florida to new england and actually into canada. chad myers tracking hurricane bill for us there in the cnn severe weather center. what's going on, chad? >> i
into an international powder keg. on the surface looking at it from here in the u.s., it appears to be an innocent mistake, but seen through the lens of world politics, the arrest of three young american hikers who apparently strayed into iran from northern iraq takes on a much more dangerous dimension. we have new information on this story we first told you about last night. some of it coming from a high-ranking administration source there. are lots of serious questions that remain unanswered. for starters, where are the americans now? how is the iranian government treating them? and what's the u.s. government doing to bring them home? in a moment we'll have the first reaction to the story from inside the white house, but first we want to tell you more about these hikers and who they are and why as american civilians they were even in the area to begin with. our national correspondent susan candiotti joins us with the latest. what do you know, susan? >> there are so many questions here. kurdish officials have identified the three americans being detained as joshua fattal, seen on his facebook pag
, like this former drug den that he took us into. >> we talk about practicing resurrection, this is part of it, we take abandoned places to life and make ugly beautiful. >> reporter: it is rough work. clayborn was jumped a few years ago and landed in a hospital with a concussion and a broken jaw. that's where his health care stepped in. >> you get this bill for $10,000 or $12,000 and we ended up paying $6,000 of it, and because, you know, i had thousands of thousands of people carrying that bill with me, i was -- i was able to just write -- you know, we just wrote a check for it. >> reporter: the ministry negotiated directly with his doctors to lower the bill. executive director, howard russell, says the core of their success is the 20,000 members who have met conditions that include not smoking and being a practicing christian. >> with everybody in america had the provisions that our members have, there wouldn't be a health care crisis. >> reporter: it's like a health care cooperative, a community-based, nonprofit organization owned by its members, a group that uses its strength in numb
the u.s. is it has had very strong ties to each of the political parties. it has, you will find the leaders of all the parties have visited iran. some of them have houses in tehran. there is a lot of links with the kurds, with obviously with the shiites, the iranians, most of them shiites and with the sunnis. so iran is a constant factor and in communication and very much on top of what is going on in iraq. will they influence it disproportionately is what we can't quite tell yet. >> inraq after many long years of casualties and difficulties, there has been some success. and i think it's the goal now ought to be to consolidate that succeed ses and also to use what leverage we have to try toto influence political developments in the right way and that involves arab issue but also involves weighing in if we think there are abuses on the part of the iraqi government and there is some concern that it might be moving in a little bit of a authoritarian direction. >> i think the role we play is a role continuing to encourage iraqis not to use violence, using that term with a lot of lat
's campaign to make pakistan ungovernable. sources have said that he is killed and buried, killed in a u.s. air strike on wednesday. this is from our correspondent in as, bob -- islamabad. >> baitullah mehsud is rarely seen in public. the white house has called him "a murderous thug." >> we have clear information that so far we do not have any evidence to confirm that he is dead. there were several killed during these attacks. these are indications. >> he is accused of masterminding the assassination of former prime minister benazir bhutto, as well as dozens of other attacks. he has been linked to the bombing of the marriott hotel in islamabad which claimed more than 60 lives, and his stronghold has been a sanctuary for al-qaeda, a major concern for britain and the u.s.. but he is focused on targets here at home -- bombing pakistan because it backs the west. he declared war on his own country and people. some here have told us they do not believe he is dead. they have heard that before. others have said they feel a sense of relief and that this is good news, not just for pakistan, but also
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